Building Division

Overview


The Community Development Department’s Building Division is responsible for the various phases of building construction within the Village of Lombard. The Building Division initiates the permit processing system with the intake of all permit applications, and the routing of these applications to the appropriate departmental divisions for the start of the plan review process. Upon completion and approval of the plan review process, the Building Division issues the required permits, and conducts scheduled on-site inspections, during all construction phases.  The Building Division is also responsible for Accessibility complaints, administering the elevator inspection program, and issuing special event permits.

The Building Division consists of:

  • Building Official
  • Plan Reviewer/Building Inspector 
  • Two Part-Time Electrical Inspectors
  • One Part-Time Plumbing Inspector      
  • One (1) Full-Time Senior Building Division Representative
  • Two (2) Part-Time Building Division Representatives

All inspectors are responsible for the plan review process.

Scheduling an Inspection
Please remember to allow for a 48-hour lead time when scheduling any inspection. For further information regarding building permits, our processes and scheduling inspections please contact the Building Division at 630-620-5750.

Handouts
Click here for the Before Getting Started Guide
Select this link to access handouts

Special Events
Click here for the Special Event Permit application.
Special events are limited to three (3) days.  Seasonal Outdoor Garden Sales are limited to three (3) months and carnivals or circuses are limited to ten (10) days.  Please see our Special Event Checklist for helpful information.  

If the special event involves the utilization of streets for the event, please contact William Heniff, Lombard Community Development Director at (630)620-3599 or at heniffw@villageoflombard.org before proceeding.